What's on: Friday, June 14

What's on: Friday, June 14
performing on stage for Live At The Marque Cork.Pic Darragh Kane

LIVE MUSIC

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Beatle Bums 10.30pm, adm free

The Beatlebums are the one and only Cork-based tribute band to the Fab Four. Featuring Kevin O’Shea (Vocals / Guitar), Robbie Barron (Vocals / Guitar), Declan O’Shea (Vocals / Bass), Diarmait Mac Cárthaigh (Vocals / Keys) and Dan Walsh (Vocals / Drums), The Beatlebums‘ repetoire ranges from the early days of theBeatles, right up until their dissolution in 1970.

Coughlan's, Douglas St. Fallen Lights 9pm, adm €10

Irish Electro/Indie act from Mullingar who's latest release 'Extra Time' premiered on Spotify's New Music Friday UK & Breath of Fresh Eire are embarking on a mini tour of Ireland this June. Known for their energetic live performance, Fallen Lights have become regular festival favourites at popular Irish festivals including Electric Picnic & Indiependence. The band have also played venues such as The 3 Arena, The Olympia & The INEC Killarney supporting bands such as Hermitage Green, Hudson Taylor & The Academic.

Live At The Marquee Nathan Carter 8pm, adm €25-37 + booking fee

Audiences can look forward to a great evening of country music this summer Live at the Marquee Cork, when Nathan Carter takes to the stage with two special guests Cliona Hagan and The Marty Mone Band.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Galway Street Club 7.30pm, adm €10

Ireland's most loved multi-national, bare-chested busking brigade are back on the road this June, for their biggest Irish tour to date. A 10-date extravaganza which will see this 12 piece nomadic Band, start on home turf with Galway's Fever Pitch Music Festival. Over the course of a month return to familiar hunting grounds in the likes Dublin, Bray, Limerick, Cork, and of course, Galway's Roisin Dubh, as well as making maiden voyages to Portlaoise, Waterford and Letterkenny.

Live At St. Lukes The Blades 7.30pm, adm €30 + booking fee

The Good Room presents The Blades + special guest As part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2019. The Blades bring their seven-piece band to Live at St Luke’s, as part of Cork Midsummer Festival, and guarantee a night of raw energy in the former church, coupled with soulful renditions of their back catalogue.

Charlie's, Union Quay The Watermelons 10.30pm, adm free

The Watermelons are a 3 piece Blues band based in Cork. With a line up, consisting of drums, bass, guitar and sax, the band boasts some of Cork’s finest musicians. The set journeys from Chicago Blues to blues rock containing blistering tracks from Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, The Allman Brothers, Junior Wells, Fleetwood Ma , Jimi Hendric etc.

Franciscan Well Brew Pub, North Mall Trad Session 3pm, adm free

A daily trad session has a mix of jigs and reels and great Irish songs in both Irish and English. With a bit of gypsy jazz and hillbilly thrown in the mix.

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city. Supported by Cork City Council, this trad session series runs all year round, and features world-class musicians and singers, in Cork's most iconic bars. 

Sin É, Coburg St The Lee Sessions 6.30pm, 8pm and 9.30pm adm free

Supported by Cork City Council, this trad session series runs all year round, and features world-class musicians and singers, in Cork's most iconic bars. These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike!


DJ / NIGHTLIFE

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Bongo Steve - End Of Exams Party 11pm, adm €10

Born out of Cork City, Ireland, Stephen Healy otherwise known as 'Bongo Steve' , is a fixture of Ireland's forever changing nightlife scene and becoming a well-known name amoungst the Irish electronic music scene. Steve has taken the Irish Electronic Dance scene by storm since he begun to fuse his Orchestral Percussion talents with his renowned DJ sets. 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. DJ Che-K 11.50pm, adm free

Sé-K will bring you back to a place you had forgotten you loved so much. Expect to hear songs that remind you of the first record ever bought,your first leather jacket, or your very first live gig or festival. Playing an eclectic mix from classic Indie, Rock, Jazz, Swing, Funk & R&b to 90’s dance.


COMEDY

City Limits, Coburg St. Tanya Lee Davis Plus Guests 9pm, adm €18

Small in stature but a truly gargantuan talent, Tanya Lee Davis is a feisty 3’6” Canadian comedian who has headlined at comedy clubs, colleges and festivals all around the world. 

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